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musicFreegal Music Collection

  • Music format: MP3 format and streaming
  • No software required
  • Download 5 songs per week
  • Stream 3 hours per day
  • Music files never expire
  • Works with Windows PC and Mac Computer
  • Transfer to most devices
  • Includes Sony Music catalog with thousands of artists


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Playback Music Collection


  • New Seattle music picked by a jury of local experts
  • Free to download and keep with your library card
  • Free to stream for anyone, anywhere
  • No software required
  • Music files never expire
  • Works with PC and Mac
  • Transfer to most devices
  • 100 artists added to the collection each year
  • Artists can submit their work during two open submission periods each year
  • Artists selected receive a $200 honorarium
  • Learn more here


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  • Streaming video and music
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  • Stream up to 20 titles per month
  • Music albums expire in 1 week, video expires in 72 hours
  • Works with most browsers on PC or Mac
  • 300,000 albums
  • 6,000 videos and television shows
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